• Blog
    How Do You Say "Library" in…? I've asked a few people from the Law Library of Congress to say "Library" in their native language.
    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-08-11
  • Blog
    How Do You Say "Law" in…? As we are the Law Library of Congress, I thought it would be nice to ask staff to say the word law in their native language.
    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-06-10
  • Film, Video
    Séfen wāltān / Catalog Record Only The story depicts how the EPLF freedom fighters won the hearts and minds of the local population and defeated the seemingly impossible Ethiopian forces.
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    Bewaga feqri. Catalog Record Only Summary from Source(s) used: videodisc container.
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Lomiʼwen ʼāb ʼāsarom /
    Alyawm ayḍan ʻalá khutāhum Catalog Record Only
    A documentary on the Ethio-Eritrean war of 1999.
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video
    Yamāna Gabramikāʼél (Bāryā) ʼāb ʼÉretrā /
    Yemane Gebremichael (Barya) in Eritrea | Yemane G/micael (Barya) in Eritrea Catalog Record Only
    Tawāseʼo, darāsi Mesgun Zarʼāy, saʼālti, Fāsil Ga/mikāʼél, Taxlazgi ʼU/mikāʼél, Seyum Ṣahāya; dāyraktar/ʼéditar, Taxlazgi ʼU/mikāʼél. Tawāsāʼeti, Wayni Tawalda, Baraq̄a Gabrahiwat, ʼĀsbehat Yowhānes, Ṣagā Ḥagos, Feṣum Taxlaʼāb, Kiros Gabramikāʼél, Semʼon Negus, Gizénaš Manges, Yowhānes Hābtaʼāb. Sung in Tigrinya. Not viewed. Sources used: videocassette container; cataloging record from OvOp field office. viewing copy; Received: 7/17/2003 from Nairobi OvOp Office; method of acquisition unknown; LC Collection.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    E.P.L.F. conference musical show, 1987 / Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Source used: videocassette label. Received: 2/26/92; viewing copy; purchase, purchase order no. 0209993; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Tegreñā visidi kolékšen. Catalog Record Only In Amharic. Source(s) used: video disc container. Purchase. Performed in Tigrinya.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Kamalamay / Catalog Record Only Copyright: Source(s) used: video disc container. Purchase.
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Faqar / Catalog Record Only Copyright: Source(s) used:video disc container. Purchase.
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Mestir nāytā qofo / Catalog Record Only Contains songs by various musicians and a story revolving around a family having a handicapped son who is a talented artist. Because of his handicap, they hide him in a beehive. His father makes lots of money from his son's artwork while lying to people that he is the artist. His secret is finally revealed when the son makes a portrait of himself and ...
    • Contributor: Feshāya Yohānes - Sāntiyāgo ʼāsar - Eritrea. Ministri ʼeyon Sabʼāwi Deḥenaten. Kefli Māḥbarāwi Gudāyāten. Māḥbar Teyāter Qoleʻu Sawiten - ʼéretrā Videyo Sarvis
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video
    Kāb kuḥli Naḥāsa kesāb ʻuf masqala. Catalog Record Only Tigrinya traditional folk dances and songs sung during the rainy season and to welcome the new year.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Abel ab Babilon / Catalog Record Only Source(s) used: DVD container. Purchase.
    • Contributor: Efrem Andaberhan
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Wageʻi sesātāt / Catalog Record Only Short comedies.
    • Date: 1996
  • Film, Video
    Kobalay ʾamateg kolékšen visidi
    Kobeley Amatg collection V.C.D Catalog Record Only
    Qaraṡānā ʾéditing, Zālāmbasā studiyo. Sung in Tigrinya and Amharic. Source(s) used: video disc container. Purchase.
    • Contributor: Tamasgan ʼalam - Bét Muziqā Solod - Kobalay ʼamateg (Musical Group)
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    ʼĀsmarā temālen lomen / Catalog Record Only Documentary about the efforts made by the new government in rebuilding Eritrea after the war of liberation from colonialism and the Ethiopian regime.
    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video
    Union of Tigrayans in North America (U.T.N.A.) ETA Meriet--a musical drama / Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Some portions of the programs is in the Amharic language. Source used: videocassette label. Received: 2/26/92; viewing copy; purchase, purchase order no. 0209993; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Salom / Catalog Record Only Copyright: Source(s) used: video disc container. Purchase.
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    ʾĀmén /
    Amen Catalog Record Only
    Saba (Berenaš Kiros) is raped at a young age by a man she cannot remember. She bears a child as a result of the rape. Poor and with no one to assist she leaves the child with her neighbor, an old poor woman. Fate takes her to America wher she marries and bears more children. After 27 years in the US, she comes back ...
    • Contributor: ʼālʼāmin ʻālimuz - Yawhānes Kidāna - Gill Production
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Maʻareg
    Mearg Catalog Record Only
    Maareg, is found abandoned in a basket by the way side and is raised by a foster mother. He becomes the subject of abuse and ridicule by his peers who call him 'a basket child". When he falls in love with Selam, he was told off by her father because he is 'a basket child' with an unknown roots. However, things change for the ...
    • Contributor: Tasfāledat Germāy - Prima Viery (Firm)
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    Sedrā bét /
    A'ilah Catalog Record Only
    Tasfāmikaʼél (Hābta Ga/iyasus) is captured as a prisoner of war by the Ethiopian authorities. His mother Ganat (Geżénaš Manges) sends his elder brother Kidāna (Mikiʼél ʼEmhāṣeyon) to go and persuade him to quit the rebel army but he refuses. He is tortured to death in the cells. His sister ʼÉlsā (Wayni Tawalda) is saddened by this and runs away to join the rebels. Thus ...
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Feq̄ren kwināten / Catalog Record Only Tells the story of a male soldier (Wadiʼrebāṡet) who falls in love with a female soldier (Gwāle Hāyla) during war. Their relationship is faced with a lot of ups and downs. They succeed in geting married and having a child but are torn apart by war. In the process, wadiʼrebāṡet goes mad and eventually dies.
    • Date: 19??
  • Film, Video
    ʼEti saxerām ḥālifulu / Catalog Record Only Contains cultural songs and a short drama about the family of Zarʼābruk (Kidāna Germāy), who is a drunkard and drinks all his money. Double tragedy hit the family when his son dies because the dad has no money to buy him medicine. In his guilt and grief, Zarʼābruk gets drunk and is knocked down by a car and dies. His daughter runs away from ...
    • Date: 199?
  • Film, Video
    Manṭalinā ḥāban : sehuf séf /
    Sehuf séf Catalog Record Only
    Mislal and her husband convince their elder son, Seneat, to go live in exile in Sudan for fear of harassment from the Ethiopian government. Feruz, a girlfriend to their second son, Yehdago, convinces him to run away to Sudan too. Unfortunately, he is caught by government forces and is tortured to death despite his father's attempt to rescue him by bribing the authorities.
    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video
    Gašā nefeqri /
    Gash Nfkri Catalog Record Only
    This is the story of two childhood sweethearts who have to beat all odds to reclaim their love in adulthood.
    • Date: 200?